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Introduction: Hunger

Description of Hunger

Hunger: normal drive for nutrients; do not confuse with STARVATION.
Source: CRISP

Hunger: The desire for FOOD generated by a sensation arising from the lack of food in the STOMACH.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hunger: Related Topics

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Hunger as a Symptom

Hunger (symptom): Another name for Excessive hunger.
  »Introduction: Excessive hunger
  »Causes of Excessive hunger

Hunger (symptom): Inappropriate hunger or overeating....more »

Hunger (symptom): Excessive eating is called "polyphagia" (or hyperphagia) and can be the symptom of numerous conditions. For a variety of ... more

Hunger: See also Excessive hunger:
  »Introduction: Excessive hunger
  »Causes of Excessive hunger

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More specific terms for Hunger:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Hunger

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Hunger:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hunger

The following list attempts to classify Hunger into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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